Expert opinion – is SIP trunking the weak link in your armour?

By Paul Clarke, UK Manager, 3CX The advent of IP telephony has not only reduced costs for companies but also enabled the adoption of flexible working conditions – both in terms of working hours and working location. Unified communications systems that take advantage of IP connections can provide a plethora of business benefits – but, […]

Integan to select Teleste as a Vendor for cable network upgrade

Teleste has announced that it has been selected as a vendor for Integan’s network upgrade project in Belgium. The agreement comprises 700 of Teleste’s AC8810 intelligent 1.2 GHz nodes, which will be delivered during the next two years, starting in September 2018. Owned by the local municipalities in the area of Antwerp, Integan is a […]

Telefónica, Huawei and UPM perform groundbreaking field trial

Telefonica, Huawei, and UPM (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid) have performed a groundbreaking field trial, the first one worldwide, demonstrating the application of quantum cryptography on commercial optical networks and their operational integration by means of Software Defined Networking (SDN) technologies. It is an advanced research pilot of secure communication services based on quantum technologies that Telefonica […]

Three UK partners with Superdrug for new mobile service

Three UK and Superdrug have announced a partnership for a new mobile service (MVNO) targeted at the retailer’s highly engaged customer base. Superdrug Mobile will use the strength and reliability of Three’s network which was named ‘Best for Data’ at the Mobile Choice Awards 2017 to offer great value deals exclusively for the 12 million […]

Orange Belgium has increased its 4G coverage in the Walloon region

Since reaching an agreement with the Walloon government in December 2016 over the region’s pylon tax, Orange Belgium has invested more than €13million to improve mobile broadband access in the Walloon region and brought 4G mobile coverage to the population in 39 municipalities with inadequate fix and mobile service. Today, Orange Belgium’s 4G network reaches […]

Nokia and Orange apply cloud benefits to radio access in recent trial

Nokia has completed a live network trial in Poland in collaboration with Orange to validate the benefits of cloud-optimised radio access networks for the smooth evolution to next-generation 5G technologies. The two companies trialled Cloud RAN (C-RAN) technology to prepare for the eventual introduction of a distributed cloud architecture for 5G by Orange. A distributed, […]

Fiera Infrastructure to acquire telecom fibre infrastructure platform

Fiera Infrastructure, a leading global mid-market direct infrastructure investor and an affiliate of Fiera Capital Corporation, a leading independent management firm, has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 100% of EQT Infrastructure II Fund’s (‘EQT Infrastructure’) equity interest in IslaLink S.L.U (‘IslaLink’), the Spain-based independent telecom fibre infrastructure platform. IslaLink […]

Lifecell Ventures marks a new era for telecom industry

Operators across the globe will now be able to offer their customers Lifecell Ventures’ services such as BiP, fizy, Dergilik, Lifebox, My Account, Paycell, Upcall and RTM. Lifecell Ventures will share its winning experience with other operators around the world. Turkish telecom company, Lifecell Ventures, now offers its services, already used by millions of people […]

Turkcell and Mail.Ru Group partner to boost their digital solutions

The world’s first digital operator Turkcell, and Russia’s leading innovative Internet company Group have announced their cooperation in efforts to expand their digital footprint globally. Turkcell Group, including its subsidiary Lifecell Ventures, and Russian Group have begun to evaluate cooperation on Internet services such as social media and e-mail solutions. Kaan Terzioglu, CEO […]

Avaya transforms Portugal’s emergency services communications systems

Avaya Holdings Corp. has announced that Portugal’s emergency services have adopted its suite of communication solutions to transform their existing systems in preparation for eCall, the next-generation automated vehicle aid system. A life-saving innovation that is mandatory in all new passenger-vehicle types approved for sale in the European Union, eCall allows telemetry data to be […]